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Statement by the Prime Minister on Russia’s attack on Ukraine

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement condemning Russia’s attack on Ukraine: “Canada condemns in the strongest possible terms Russia’s egregious attack on Ukraine. These unprovoked actions are a clear further violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. They are also in violation of Russia’s obligations under international law and the Charter of the United Nations. “Canada ...

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Federal Government declares a public order emergency under the Emergencies Act to end disruptions, blockades, and the occupation of the city of Ottawa

The Government of Canada’s top priority remains to keep people and communities safe, and to protect jobs, trade, and our economy. The federal government is working with provinces and municipalities to get the current situation under control and end the ongoing illegal blockades and occupations taking place across the country. Today, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney ...

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Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home

Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clearer than ever that affordable housing is key to Canada’s recovery, as we rebuild an economy that works for everyone. That is why the Government of Canada will continue to support vulnerable Canadians and address rising levels of homelessness and housing needs in ...

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds 36th call with premiers on COVID-19 response

January 10, 2022 Ottawa, Ontario Today (January 10, 2022) Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities Dominic LeBlanc held the 36th call with Canada’s provincial and territorial premiers to discuss their ongoing collaboration to address the COVID-19 pandemic. First Ministers discussed the COVID-19 Omicron variant of concern, noting that its high transmissibility makes it different ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of Desmond Tutu

December 26, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu: “I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, one of the world’s leading human rights activists and strongest moral voices. “Throughout a remarkable life, Archbishop Tutu used his vision of interconnectedness, ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the 108th Grey Cup

December 12, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement congratulating the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on winning the 108th Grey Cup in Hamilton, Ontario: “After a hard-fought game that demonstrated the best of both teams, I congratulate the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on winning the 108th Grey Cup, their second consecutive championship, against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women: “Today, on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, I join Canadians across the country in paying tribute to the 14 young women who were senselessly murdered and 13 others who were injured on December 6, ...

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Déclaration du premier ministre à l’occasion de la Journée nationale de commémoration et d’action contre la violence faite aux femmes

Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de la Journée nationale de commémoration et d’action contre la violence faite aux femmes : « Aujourd’hui, à l’occasion de la Journée nationale de commémoration et d’action contre la violence faite aux femmes, je me joins aux Canadiens de partout au pays pour rendre hommage aux 14 jeunes ...

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Déclaration du premier ministre à l’occasion de la Journée internationale pour l’élimination de la violence à l’égard des femmes

Le 25 novembre 2021 Ottawa (Ontario) Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de la Journée internationale pour l’élimination de la violence à l’égard des femmes : « Aujourd’hui, en cette Journée internationale pour l’élimination de la violence à l’égard des femmes, nous nous rassemblons afin de condamner la misogynie et le sexisme sous toutes leurs ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 25, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: “Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we come together to condemn misogyny and sexism in all of their forms, and remain steadfast in our work to ending gender-based violence ...

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Métis Nation of Ontario responds to 2021 Speech from the Throne

On Tuesday, Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General Mary Simon delivered her first Speech from the Throne.   “The Métis Nation of Ontario is pleased to see a strong, female Indigenous leader in this role and looks forward to working with Governor General Simon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the federal government Cabinet in the months to come,” said MNO President ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister on National Child Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Child Day: “Today, on National Child Day, we celebrate the rights of children, the fearless leaders of today and tomorrow, and recommit to helping them lead fulfilling lives. We all play a role in ensuring that they are protected from harm, that they are loved and cared for, ...

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Premier ministre sur la Journée mondiale du diabète et le 100e anniversaire de la découverte de l’insuline

Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante sur la Journée mondiale du diabète et le 100e anniversaire de la découverte de l’insuline : « Le diabète est une maladie chronique qui touche des centaines de millions de personnes au Canada et dans le monde. Aujourd’hui, en cette Journée mondiale du diabète, nous nous allions à la communauté internationale ...

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